Red Rangers, free range?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by runnersrunn, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. runnersrunn

    runnersrunn Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 7, 2011
    Hello, everyone.
    This year we got 50 red rangers for meat. I have to say out of every chicken I have ever had these are my least favorite. We keep them in a large field ( I have a great Pyrenees watching them) and they do not free range at all. They sit and wait. I have tried only feeding them a little, or a lot, or at different times of the day. No luck, they just sit. I have been on here and read about how great they are free ranging, any ideas anyone?

    I decided I will cross a buff with a naked neck for my next round of meat birds, should be friendly free-ranging big birds.

  2. Lauravonsmurf

    Lauravonsmurf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2014
    Fair Oaks, CA
    Interesting... I wonder how many folks are getting mixed results with this hybrid.

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